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Arrested militant did business in Nepal: family


September 13th, 2012 - 4:54 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar, Sep 13 (IANS) The family of the militant commander Mehraj-ud-din Dand, arrested in Kashmir for the 1999 hijacking of flight IC-814 to Afghanistan, Thursday said he was working as ... Read more...

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‘Allergies linked to lower risk of brain tumours’


August 6th, 2012 - 5:31 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Aug 6 (IANS) Allergies may be linked to lower risk of brain tumours known as gliomas, especially among women, suggests a new US research.It also bolsters scientists' belief that ... Read more...

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Australian found guilty of killing three Indian siblings


July 3rd, 2012 - 7:14 pm ICT by IANS
Melbourne, July 3 (IANS) A 42-year-old Australian faces up to 45 years in jail after a jury Tuesday found him guilty of murdering three siblings of an Indian-origin family in ... Read more...

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RDB pays tribute to Kuly with special song


June 30th, 2012 - 7:45 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 30 (IANS) The members of bhangra and hip-hop band RDB are set to pay tribute to their late member Kuly by releasing a special song and a ... Read more...

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70 percent of childhood cancers can be cured: Experts


June 21st, 2012 - 9:50 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 21 (IANS) Cure for cancers afflicting children have witnessed an improvement by around 70 percent, experts said at a seminar on childhood cancer here Thursday."The solid tumours ... Read more...

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Murrey wants new prison


June 19th, 2012 - 7:38 am ICT by IANS
Los Angeles, June 19 (IANS) Singer Michael Jackson's former physician Conrad Murray, who is serving his prison sentence, has requested authorities to shift him to another jail, due to ... Read more...

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Sheryl Crow diagnosed with brain tumour


June 6th, 2012 - 2:57 pm ICT by IANS
London, June 6 (IANS) Singer Sheryl Crow is suffering from brain tumour.The Grammy winner and breast-cancer survivor has been diagnosed with a common form of brain tumour called a ... Read more...

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RDB’s Kuly died of brain tumour


May 24th, 2012 - 3:23 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 24 (IANS) Kuldeep Ral, a.k.a. Kuly of Punjabi bhangra and hip-hop band RDB, died of brain tumour. He was 35.Kuly, who was the music producer of ... Read more...

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Dalai Lama meets British girl with brain tumour


May 22nd, 2012 - 9:07 pm ICT by IANS
London, May 22 (IANS) The Dalai Lama has met a terminally-ill British girl suffering from brain tumour.Maya Skippen, 11, met the 76-year-old Tibetan spiritual leader after her shoe-shiner father Steven ... Read more...

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Folic acid reduces some childhood cancers


May 21st, 2012 - 4:40 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, May 21 (IANS) Fortifying food with folic acid may cut down the incidence of the most common type of kidney cancer and a type of brain tumour in children, ... Read more...

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I want to be like my father: Sanjay Dutt


April 26th, 2012 - 3:12 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, April 26 (IANS) Actor-producer Sanjay Dutt says he wants to be like his late father Sunil Dutt, who was like a pillar of strength for his family."I want ... Read more...

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Vaccine extends life of brain cancer patients


April 19th, 2012 - 3:57 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, April 19 (IANS) A new brain cancer vaccine, which uses material from patients' own tumours, holds promise of extending their lives by several months, show results of a multicentre ... Read more...

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Dental x-rays linked to most common brain tumour


April 10th, 2012 - 12:23 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, April 10 (IANS) Frequent dental x-rays have been linked with higher risk of developing meningioma, the most commonly diagnosed primary brain tumour, says a new study.The findings suggest that ... Read more...

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Vitamin C hastens brain tumour’s death


February 20th, 2012 - 2:38 pm ICT by IANS
Sydney, Feb 20 (IANS) Showering brain cancer cells with vitamin C softens them up for radiation therapy and hastens their death.Patries Herst from the University of Otago, with Melanie McConnell ... Read more...

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New procedure busts deadly brain tumour cells


February 6th, 2012 - 12:35 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Feb 6 (IANS) Glioblastoma multiforme (GBM) happens to be the nastiest and most common brain tumour, affecting 10,000 patients in the US alone every year. Now, a novel ... Read more...

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Helena Bonham-Carter to receive top British honour


January 3rd, 2012 - 1:44 pm ICT by IANS
London, Jan 3 (IANS) Actress Helena Bonham-Carter will be honoured with top British honour Commander of the Order of the British Empire (CBE) and she is dedicating it to her ... Read more...

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Cancer patients seek to reclaim life


January 2nd, 2012 - 9:21 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 2 (IANS) It has been a year since Shalu left school, and all that the 13-year-old cancer patient can think about these days is going back and ... Read more...

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Found! Brain tumour culprit


October 24th, 2011 - 12:10 pm ICT by IANS
Sydney, Oct 24 (IANS) Scientists have pinned down a culprit that allows brain tumours to survive and grow.An international team identified the key role played by kynurenine, by-product of the ... Read more...

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Woman’s changing facial features helped diagnose tumour


September 1st, 2011 - 11:46 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 1 (IANS) A look in the mirror started giving nightmares to Renu Sharma. Her lips were growing bigger, facial features were getting distorted, eyes were bulging out ... Read more...

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Drugs to deaths, misfortunes shaped my acting: Sanjay Dutt (Interview)


August 12th, 2011 - 1:35 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Aug 12 (IANS) Legal and personal misfortunes almost became a part of life for him since the mid-1990s, but Sanjay Dutt feels the upheavals helped him become a ... Read more...

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Under pressure, Nepal moves to help gangraped nun


July 16th, 2011 - 4:51 pm ICT by IANS
Kathmandu, July 16 (IANS) Under mounting pressure from the National Women's Commission, ethnic organisations and lawmakers, Nepal's government finally moved Saturday to help a Buddhist nun gangraped in a public ... Read more...

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Azad to decide on sacked AIIMS doctor’s reinstatement (Lead)


July 12th, 2011 - 9:43 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 12 (IANS) Health Minister Ghulam Nabi Azad, who is the president of the All India Institute of Medical Sciences (AIIMS), will decide on the future of a ... Read more...

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AIIMS docs on hunger protest for physician’s comeback


July 12th, 2011 - 6:55 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 12 (IANS) Doctors at the All India Institute of Medical Sciences (AIIMS) here Tuesday continued their indefinite hunger protest demanding reinstatement of a former resident brain surgeon ... Read more...

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WHO study on cancer from cell phones outdated: Experts


June 2nd, 2011 - 7:09 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 2 (IANS) The World Health Organisation (WHO) study linking mobile phone usage with brain tumour does not reveal something previously unknown and the warning had been spelt ... Read more...

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Legendary golfer Seve Ballesteros loses battle with brain tumour


May 7th, 2011 - 5:10 pm ICT by IANS
London, May 7 (IANS) Legendary Spanish golfer Seve Ballesteros, a five-times major winner, passed away in Pedrena, in Northern Spain, Saturday after a long drawn battle with brain tumour. He ... Read more...

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Molecule able to fight brain cancer found


April 22nd, 2011 - 12:11 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, April 22 (IANS) Extending the hope to live longer than expected for patients suffering from brain cancer, a team of scientists has found a molecule that is able ... Read more...

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Jennifer Lopez empowered by motherhood


April 10th, 2011 - 2:39 pm ICT by IANS
London, April 10 (IANS) Singer Jennifer Lopez believes that giving birth to her three-year-old twins Max and Emme is the most empowering thing she has ever done.The 41-year-old star ... Read more...

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Ambika Soni condoles death of veteran journalist Ajit Bhattacharjea


April 5th, 2011 - 10:14 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Apr 5 (ANI): Union Minister of Information and Broadcasting Ambika Soni has condoled the death of Ajit Bhattarcharjea, a veteran journalist and renowned editor who passed away yesterday.In ... Read more...

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Veteran journalist Ajit Bhattacharjea dead


April 5th, 2011 - 12:53 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 4 (IANS) Veteran journalist Ajit Bhattacharjea, who was part of the Right to Information movement, died at his home here Monday after a long illness. He was ... Read more...

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Study finds part of brain that rotates image mentally


March 10th, 2011 - 3:00 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Mar 10 (ANI): In a new study, scientists from Udine, Italy, have found which hemisphere of the brain - left or right - rotates an image mentally.A multidisciplinary team led by ... Read more...

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Mobile-phone use not linked to increased brain cancer risk


February 18th, 2011 - 12:49 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Feb 18 (ANI): A study by University of Manchester scientists suggests that radio frequency exposure from cell phone use does not increase the risk of developing brain cancers by any significant ... Read more...

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AIIMS doctor guilty of professional misconduct


February 8th, 2011 - 10:13 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 8 (IANS) The All India Institute of Medical Sciences (AIIMS) has found suspended doctor Shrijoy P. Joshua guilty of professional misconduct but has remained silent on the charges of ... Read more...

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‘Satnav’ device ‘could find cancer tumours in body in just one session’


February 7th, 2011 - 11:32 am ICT by ANI
London, Feb 7 (ANI): A 'satnav' like radiotherapy device promises to help doctors treat patients with tumours almost anywhere in the body in a single session.The Novalis Tx machine uses a targeting ... Read more...

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Over 40,000 childhood cancer cases in India every year: Experts


February 6th, 2011 - 6:13 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 6 (IANS) Over 40,000 cases of cancer in children are being reported in India every year, experts said here Sunday, adding that only a fraction of them manage to ... Read more...

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AIIMS doctor’s licence terminated for child abuse (Lead)


February 2nd, 2011 - 11:08 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 2 (IANS) The practising licence of a doctor of the All India Institute of Medical Sciences (AIIMS), accused of sexually abusing a minor boy last month, was terminated by ... Read more...

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